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Decompensated heart failure in the emergency department of a cardiology hospital.
BACKGROUND National studies on decompensated heart failure (DHF) are key to the understanding of this condition in our midst. OBJECTIVE To determine the characteristics of DHF patients in an… Expand
Results of a venous thromboembolism prophylaxis program for hospitalized patients
- L. Cardoso, D. V. C. Krokoscz, +4 authors Antônio Carlos Onofre de Lira
- Vascular health and risk management
- 12 December 2016
Introduction Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is the leading cause of preventable death in hospitalized patients. However, existing prophylaxis guidelines are rarely followed. Objective The aim of the… Expand
Disseminating cardiopulmonary resuscitation training by distributing 9,200 personal manikins.
- E. F. de Paiva, Roberto de Queiroz Padilha, Jenny Karol Gomes Sato Sgobero, F. Ganem, L. Cardoso
- Academic emergency medicine : official journal of…
- 1 August 2014
OBJECTIVES Community members should be trained so that witnesses of cardiac arrests are able to trigger the emergency system and perform adequate resuscitation. In this study, the authors evaluated… Expand
A randomized study of open mitral commissurotomy versus balloon valvuloplasty for selected patients. Immediate and one year follow-up results
Late evolution of mitral commissurotomy in patients with low echocardiographic score.
- L. R. Souza, P. Pomerantzeff, +5 authors S. D. de Oliveira
- European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery…
- 1 September 2004
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to analyze the late results with open mitral commissurotomy in patients with low echocardiographic scores and to identify variables influencing these late… Expand
II Guidelines for perioperative evaluation of the Brazilian Society of Cardiology.
[Brazilian Guidelines for Valve Disease - SBC 2011 / I Guideline Inter-American Valve Disease - 2011 SIAC].
Preliminary in-hospital experience with a fully automatic external cardioverter-defibrillator.
BACKGROUND Ventricular fibrillation (VF) and ventricular tachycardia (VT) are frequently present as initial rhythms during in-hospital cardiac arrest. Although ample evidence exists to support the… Expand
Effect of amiodarone on haemodynamics during cardiopulmonary resuscitation in a canine model of resistant ventricular fibrillation.
OBJECTIVE Amiodarone has been shown to be superior to both placebo and lidocaine in improving survival to hospital admission for victims of out-of-hospital refractory ventricular fibrillation.… Expand
Comparison between percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty and open commissurotomy for mitral stenosis. A prospective and randomized study.
Eighty patients with tight and pliable mitral stenosis were randomized in a prospective trial comparing percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty and open commissurotomy. Mitral valve area increased… Expand